Turn your yard into a hauntingly beautiful masterpiece with these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. Get inspired to create a spooky display!
Get ready to transform your yard into the spookiest spot in town with these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations!
From eerie skeletons that hang mysteriously in trees to creepy spider webs and witches, these fun and festive ideas will bring a smile to your face as you embrace the spirit of Halloween.
With a touch of creativity and some simple materials, you can create a haunted atmosphere that will delight trick-or-treaters and neighbors alike.
So grab your crafting supplies, put on your favorite Halloween playlist, and let’s get started on turning your outdoor space into a boo-tiful display of frightful delights!
DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations
If you follow me on Instagram or TikTok you know our family loves Halloween! We host a Haunted Trail each year with neighbors, friends and family all getting involved.
Every year we go a little bit bigger. Wait until you see the 12′ skeleton this year!! It is something the kids really look forward to and is a great way to bring everyone together.
The great thing is, you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create your own Halloween trail. There are so many easy DIY outdoor Halloween decorations that you can make on a budget.
Get the entire family involved and get inspired by these creepy and cool outdoor decorations!
This was a quick last minute add for 2023 and I LOVE this graveyard entrance. I may make an exit arch next year as well.
Floating pumpkins? YES PLEASE. These use some easy to find and cheap products and make a great outdoor decoration.
This witch Halloween yard decoration is incredible! Perfect for your front yard, it's a fun and easy way to greet trick or treaters. Watch the included video for a step-by-step tutorial.
These easy stocks were FREE to make using old pallet wood. They look rustic and extra spooky. They're perfect for the prison section of our Haunted Trail this year.
Use scrap wood and leftover paint to make Halloween porch signs. Get creative with packing tape, duct tape and other unexpected materials.
Learn how to create a spooky outdoor display with spider webs, candy corn signs and a haunted forest scene using black spray paint.
A black and white Halloween theme is a classic way to decorate your front entry or porch. Add a painted pumpkin display with a mix of scary and fun faces by using googly eyes.
Create realistic corpses that will make the neighbors look twice! These are SO GROSS and fun to make... and it's a great use for leftover stain.
This electric chair used scrap wood and was a lot of fun. Pop a corpsed skellie in here and add some sparkling yellow lights for an 'electric' effect.
How to make some easy "Danger!" "Beware!" Turn Back and Keep Out signs for your Halloween decorations.
Make a cement jack o lantern for your porch steps or front entry. It's a surprisingly simple DIY that you can recreate for cheap!
Looking for a unique Halloween decoration? You don't want to miss this flaming head for a scary DIY!
Take your DIY decor to the next level with a terrifying Cement Grim Reaper. Follow this tutorial and create an unforgettable Halloween outdoor decoration this year!
Chas from Chas Crazy Creations shares affordable Halloween decorations like a DIY ghost made with an old planter. You can also use chicken wire or a tomato cage to get the same affect.
Unleash your creativity this Halloween by making your own chilling tombstones. This easy DIY tutorial will help you create a hauntingly realistic graveyard scene!
Get a glimpse into our Haunted Halloween trail. There are tons of clever projects that you can make for your display!
Get ready for Halloween with a DIY Cousin It prop. You won't believe how easy this project is!
If you are looking for a scary Halloween DIY, our fake bloody axe is perfect!
Create a hauntingly beautiful front porch display with a large skull rug, pumpkin topiaries and bats.
Kim from Salvaged Living shares how she added trendy Halloween decor to her outdoor space.
We made this DIY guillotine out of cardboard to add to our Halloween trail. It was even more realistic in person.
Decorate your front door with a Jack Skellington door display. The great news is this article includes a free pritable!
No Halloween trail is complete without scary skeletons-especially when they are in chains!
Make stacked pumpkin topiaries to add to your DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. You can make this with a happy face or creepy face. Get creative and have fun!
Run to Dollar Tree to pick up a couple of laundry baskets to make your own hanging cages for Halloween.
Make a statement with a Halloween pumpkin arch garland perfect for a doorway, garage door, or porch. The climbing skeletons are super cool!
Transform your yard into a chilling cemetery with a DIY Halloween Picket Fence. Create a spooky ambiance for trick-or-treaters!
We created Halloween Pathway Lights for our haunted trail last year and they were a hit. Nothing like creepy doll faces to say Happy Halloween!
Another affordable idea for outdoor Halloween decorations are witch totems made from sticks that you can gather from your yard or local park. Include the kids in this for a festive activity.
I hope you are inspired by these creative outdoor Halloween decorations. Happy Haunting!
Every year we do a Halloween trail! Here is our 2023 Halloween Trail if you want to check it out. My guide to hosting the trail has video from our 2021 and 2022 Halloween Trails as well.
Need a Halloween costume? Here you go!
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